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Marijuana Growing and Air Pollution: Discussion Paper from The Communications Institute

https://silentpoison.com/air-quality-and-marijuana Denise Shandroff said. “It looked like an orchard. The larger they got and the closer to harvest, the smellier it got, and the odor was overwhelming.” City Attorney Christine Dietrick said that the Shandroffs’ concerns were enough to prompt the City Council to ask for an ordinance to be drafted. In describing the odor,…
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THE FAILURE OF ENVIRONMENTALISTS TO CONFRONT IMPACT OF POT GROWING

THE FAILURE OF ENVIRONMENTALISTS TO CONFRONT IMPACT OF POT GROWING

University Study Finds Pot Cultivation Hurts the Environnment

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171031202705.htm  

THE IMPACT OF POT GROWERS: VIDEO

Watch this Video with Calaveras County Supervisor Dennis Mills  as he takes you on tour of one polluted site. 

Colorado struggles with marijuana’s huge carbon footprint

One of the immediate problems of the target-setters, however, is that the state lacks plans from its fastest-growing, most energy-hungry users: owners of indoor marijuana farms. https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060036287  

Marijuana Growers Warned Against Use of Illegal Pesticides

“The federal government puts pesticides through tests that determine in what context a chemical may be used in agriculture and how much may be used. Those accepted uses are then listed on the label of the pesticide. However, because cannabis is an illegal substance according to federal laws, there are no approved pesticides to use…
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POT INDUSTRY REQUIRES HUGE AMOUNTS OF ENERGY

https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060036287

SOS Neighborhoods Policy Positions

Listed in priority order, Save our Sonoma Neighborhoods urges the electorate and the Board of Supervisors to support the following Sonoma County policy changes: 1) All commercial marijuana cultivation should be restricted to industrial zoning only. Commercial marijuana cultivation does not belong in neighborhoods, regardless of their zoning. It should be relegated to industrial-zoned areas…
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